About This Event
IPOs, ETFs, SPACs. Investing concepts have entered the mainstream in unprecedented ways. Google Searches for "how to invest" spiked to all-time highs in early 2021, & retail investor activity nearly doubled year over year between 2020 & 2021. With so many headlines about what's happening in the markets, this session will serve as an overview of the state of retail investing today. To what can we attribute its rise in popularity, & what's different about investing in the stock market today vs. what you might have learned in high school economics class?
This event is for educational purposes only & is not investment advice. See Public Disclosures.
- Differences in investment styles: short-term trading vs. long-term investing, & how to think about those in the context of your own financial goals
- Breakdown of key concepts like IPOs, ETFs, & SPACs: what they mean, & why they're getting so much attention
- How modern retail investors are educating themselves about the market in new ways, using social media apps like Public.com
Those interested in following along with the Public.com demo can download the free app here & start with a free slice of stock. US residents only, 18+. Subject to account approval.